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2012-02-09 00:51:31

A new study identifies specific cell-stress signaling pathways that link injury of the optic nerve with irreversible vision loss.

2012-01-05 11:48:44

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting about 2.2 million Americans.

2011-09-29 14:34:22

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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2011-06-03 08:30:00

People who are deaf benefit from better vision due to the fact their retinas develop differently, experts at the University of Sheffield have shown.

2011-06-01 23:02:27

The anatomy of migraine – a close look at the neurobiology of the disease – focuses on the thalamus, the area of the brain that is involved in sensory perception and regulation of motor functions, in one a major session of the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society meeting here this week.

2011-05-12 13:58:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. launched its new website - www.diopsys.com - that showcases the company's growing product line and vision for the future.

2011-05-02 19:12:38

Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

2011-03-28 13:29:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. has launched the new Diopsys® NOVA-DN VEP Vision Testing System to help optometrists and ophthalmologists detect optic nerve disease, including glaucoma and other neuro-visual disorders.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).